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Federal Depository Library Program

This library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)

Starting Points

    The U.S. government's official web portal. It is an easy-to-search, free access website designed to give users a centralized place to find information from U.S. local, state, and federal government agency websites.
  • FDsys: America's Authentic Government Information
    The Federal Digital system provides free online access to official Federal Government publications.
  • ProQuest Congressional
    Index to U. S. Congressional documents and includes indexing and full-text for congressional hearings, reports, bills, prints, and documents. Also includes Congressional Record. Coverage begins in 1970.

Beyond the Surface

  • U.S. Congressional Serial Set & Papers, 1789-1994
    Reports, documents, and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Also includes American State Papers, 1789-1838, and Serial Set Maps.
  • HeinOnline
    Archival database of full page images from legal periodicals & related materials. Also includes digital backfiles of the Federal Register; U.S. Reports; the Code of Federal Regulations; the U.S. Statutes at Large; the Congressional Record; and more.
  • LexisNexis Legal
    Federal, state, and some international statutes, codes, case law; law reviews; and patents.
  • ProQuest Statistical Insight
    Provides access to statistics produced by federal agencies, states, business organizations, research institutions, and international organizations.
  • GPO Monthly Catalog
    U.S. government publications index. Covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.). Dates covered - 1976 to present.

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